Category Archives: New Food

Week 24- endoscopy and great food

After having to deal with a strange heartburn for over a year Miranda’s doctor finally diagnosed her with gastric erosion.  Should be easily cured with a eight week Regimen of bland food, medication and no alcohol.  To celebrate this evening … Continue reading

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Week 23- Olive Oil Taste Test

This week we went in search of a superior olive oil.  Armed with an array of suggestions from consumer reports we picked up two new bottles from Target to compare to our market pantry brand at home.   The oils we … Continue reading

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Week 21 – Vegan Croissants, Doughnuts and Fence Repair

On June 1st we started the day with a delicious breakfast of Vegan sausage and cheese croissants.  We then went outside and propped up a section of our privacy fence that was sagging.  We then painted the gable on the … Continue reading

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Week 18 – Homemade Seitan Fajitas

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Week 5 – Chocolate Avocado Pie

Avocado Pie. Who would have thought Avocados would make the perfect Vegan Mousse> It seems that they do! Tried this recipe on a whim in an effort to try something new and discovered a truly decadent treat! We cheated a … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Chayote

The fruit of the chayote is a firm, pear looking, squash. This we cooked 3 ways; boiled, sauteed and baked in the toaster oven. Baked was definitely not the way to go as it cooked through, but ended up watery, … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Cassava

New Years Day we decided to get the first week out of the way by trying a new food, cassava root. We ended up just boiling it down in a frying pan with a little salt and pepper. The flavor … Continue reading

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